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Learn about peeling rocks like fruit and more at ZimSculpt

March 3, 2022
Zimbabwe is the only African country with vast amounts of carvable stone. In fact, the stone found there is of such great importance to the people of Zimbabwe, that the word “Shona” is derived fro…

Lemon Bay High School Theater presents ‘Into the Woods’

March 3, 2022
The musical theatre community mourned en masse when the iconic Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim passed away at the age of 91 on November 26, 2021. Broadway luminaries, such as Lin Manuel Miranda…

OBITUARY: William David Pouncey Sr.

March 3, 2022
Mr. William David Pouncey Sr. age 74, of Pouncey Cove Blairsville, Ga. went home to be with his Lord on Friday, Feb. 18, 2022 from the North East Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. …

PROFILE: John Lynch

March 3, 2022
From kayaking each day on Charlotte Harbor with his lovely wife, Debbie, to biking through the streets of Boca Grande, to overseeing the fundraising efforts of A Better Shot at Lemon Bay Golf Club…

OBITUARY: Michael Wood

March 3, 2022
Michael Davis Wood, age 79, passed away on February 19, 2022 in Wayzata, Minn. surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his beloved wife, Judy, and by his children: Elizabeth Jarvis (Ale…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: History Bytes for 2022 is over; many thanks to those who made another great year possible

March 3, 2022
To the Editor: It was our pleasure to be back at the library this season, celebrating 21 years of History Bytes. I’d like to thank all who made this past February’s History Bytes program a huge…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks for another wonderful Valentine Art Show

March 3, 2022
To the Editor: The Boca Grande Art Center thanks Carol Stewart of Michael Saunders Real Estate for her generous support of the Art Center. The Valentine Art Show was sponsored this year by Mrs….

Medicare Scams Have Arrived in Boca Grande

February 24, 2022
Scams are nothing new, from emails to send donations to Ethiopian princes, to fake calls from a family member in peril, nearly one in six Americans have lost money to a phone scam in the last 12 m…

‘Proof’ sets premise for RPP’s ‘The Fantasticks’ in March

February 23, 2022
BY NANCY WHITE Last week’s sold-out table readings of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Proof is evidence of The Royal Palm Players’ spectacular season of rebounding from Covid. The enjoyment sp…

New contact for sick, injured wildlife

February 22, 2022
If you find a sick or injured animal or bird on the island we have a new contact to call.  Gina Marie Thomsen works with Friends of Pelicans and has agreed to take over procurement and transpor…